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NCJ Number: 119497 Find in a Library
Title: Fresh Start: The Enhancement of Prison Regimes
Journal: Howard Journal of Criminal Justice  Volume:28  Issue:3  Dated:(August 1989)  Pages:161-176
Author(s): K McDermott; R D King
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 15
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: The introduction of the new staffing package known as Fresh Start was expected to release up to 20 percent of spare capacity in the prison system that could be used, among other things, to enhance regimes for prisoners.
Abstract: In this study of five prisons in Midland Region comparisons on seven regime measures before and after Fresh Start showed twice as many examples of deterioration as enhancement of regimes. 3 notes and 18 references. (Author abstract)
Main Term(s): Prison conditions
Index Term(s): Inmate Education Assistance Programs; Wales; Work loads
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